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Jul 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening. we wrap up our week long look at china. tonight, have a distinguished panel of chinese americans. tonight, we will explore many issues we discussed during a recent visit to china, including the good and the bad of china's economic boom, the environment, human rights, and the complexity of u.s.-china relations. our round table conversation on china is coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it is the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street, a boulevard, but a place where wal-mart stands together with your community. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from the viewers like you. thank you. ♪ tavis: i am pleased to be joined by a terrific and distinguished panel. first up is john chan, former chair of the c-100. cindy fan is the dean of socia
Jul 8, 2011 5:30pm PDT
recommended by u.s.-china consultation of people to people exchange. this mechanism is supported by the two presidents of our country's year before last year. we very much like to use this mechanism to strengthen our established relationship between the sports circle and also people in general, and we want to make good use of the experience and resources of both sides to further develop the areas of the sports industry. while this is a very good moment for us to strengthen our cooperation for the means of the mechanism for people to people exchange, and i would like to emphasize especially the importance of the cooperation in a circle for sports and also the necessity of broadening the cooperation between the two countries. >> [speaking chinese] >> to honor our visit this afternoon to san francisco, we made a very special gift that we would like to present to the mayor of san francisco. [applause] >> thank you very much. i would like to introduce the council general, who has been very much help to us during this visit. welcome. [applause] >> good afternoon, everyone. first of all, i wish to
Jul 31, 2011 12:30pm PDT
was a middle school student. the dramatic counter of the two young table tennis players from china and america surprised me and shocked the world. thanks to the vision of older generation leaders of our two countries the small ball moved the big ball, and this event and the later on coming efforts paved the way to the rapid development of china-u.s. relationship, and changed the world completely. after decades of concerted efforts the relation between china and america has developed into one of the most important dynamic and promising bilateral relations in the world which benefits tremendously not only our two nations the world as a whole. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ping-pong diplomacy there will be several events in the coming days. i think myself that these events are magnificent. they will help people especially our young regeneration, know more about the history of the development of china-u.s. relations. they will help us review the achievements we have made over the past 40 years. and encourage us to do a better job in the future. this event will also reaffirmed the key ro
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
tavis: good evening from china, i am tavis smiley. we are here talking to everyday chinese about the issues that matter most to them, the environment, the economy, education, the future, the family, real issues, real people, every night from the people's republic of china. our conversation begins tonight right now. >> every community has a martin luther king street. this is a place for wal-mart standing together with your community to make everyday better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: this is the view of beijing from the roof of the microsoft campus. this is second only to their headquarters. the big cities are already jammed and in the next 10 years, they expect the largest internal migration
Jul 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> next, henry kissinger takes part in a debate on china's future. in remarks by the san antonio mayor and texas governor rick perry. every saturday in july, here historic supreme court oral arguments on c-span ready. 14th amendment cases on equal protection, including sexual orientation and gender and race discrimination this saturday, mississippi university for women v. hogan. tune in at 91.1 fm, nationwide on xm satellite radio, an online at our website. >> we did not release transcripts before. now we do it within a half-hour. it used to be that audio recordings were released at the end of the term and now what is at the end of every week. we are moving in a particular direction. cameras present all sorts of challenges that these other areas do not. >> right now on are you to channel, watch john roberts' comments on these issues. >> will the 21st century belong to china? doubt was the question posed to henry kissinger and cnn host for read zacharia. they argued against the motion, while others argued in favor. the debaters also took aud
Jul 5, 2011 10:00am EDT
. >> will the 21st century belonged to china? that was the question posed at a debate in the toronto with former secretary of state henry kissinger and cnn host fareed zakaria. were hosted by the munk debates to debate current issues. this is just under two hours. ♪ ♪ [tribal drumming] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to toronto, canada, for the munk debates on china. i am the co-organizer with my partner and it is my privilege, once again come to be your moderator. i want to welcome the thousands of people watching this debate on line, live on the internet right now at it is terrific to have you as a part of tonight's proceedings. a warm hello to the millions of people watching, reading, and listening to this debate everywhere from the australian broadcasting corporation, to cease and drug the united states, to "the people's daily" in china, and through our media partnership with "the financial times of london" in their prestigious china confidential unit. hello, too, to canadians coast- to-coast watching from cbc, c- pac,
Jul 13, 2011 7:30am PDT
relationship between u.s. and china. this afternoon, players come together to celebrate this remarkable moment. i feel very honored and very pleased and just feel a kind of family bond. thank you. [applause] >> [speaking chinese] >> let me say something about our delegation. this delegation is consisting of three generations. you might notice that we have the first generation to participate in ping-pong diplomacy 40 years ago. also, we have the leader generation, who are also our national players. she studied at the university of wisconsin, madison, right now, and also a player just finished his study in the u.s., now in china. a third-generation of the delegation is two young ladies representing the future of the friendship and the relationship, so this is a very good combination of our delegation, and it symbolizes the deep relationship and tradition of friendship between the two countries, especially in a circle of table tennis. >> [speaking chinese] >> the celebration of ping-pong diplomacy is also one of the important events recommended by u.s.-china consultation of people to people excha
Jul 17, 2011 12:30pm PDT
general in china, the head of the table tennis association in china. thank you very much for being here. the wonderful guest from our bay area sports organizing committee and the united states table tennis association. thank you for being here as well. 40 years ago, i was studying really hard in college. i was actually studying about china and wondering where my parents came from and what they were doing in those years and what caused them to come to america and give birth to six kids and start us on our journeys in our own education. now, 40 years later, i find myself year as the leftist mayor of any great city in the whole united states, being the mayor of san francisco, and to be part of this really wonderful historic connection between our country and the people's republic of china and to be, of course, celebrating with our citizens here to be the first asian american mayor in the city. this all comes together the same year. we were talking about is so many times the past few weeks as we were getting excited about this visit, to really have the athletes that were here and perhaps so
Jul 12, 2011 12:00am PDT
♪ tavis: good evening. tonight and all this week we move throughout the country of china trying to listen and learn about the chinese people. talk about china must always be the economy but this week we will talk about the people and the social issues, environment and education. all these issues the people of china are wrestling with. we spend this week on location. that is coming up right now. >> every community has martin luther king blvd. it is the cornerstone we know. it is not just a street but a place where walmart stands with your community to make everyday matter. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer,we're proud to join him in improving financial literacy. and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: i first came to china one year ago and wanted to return as soon as possible. now i have come back with
Jul 29, 2011 7:00pm PDT
from china. welcome. the promotion of peace and good sports is one of our missions. ping-pong diplomacy is what i love about the will of the games because it brings the world together through sport. ping-pong diplomacy is probably the best demonstration of the power of sport in diplomacy over the past 50 years, so i congratulate all of you. i should say it is important for all of us to remember the past. we had a wonderful party last night watching the fireworks, and i got a fortune cookie, and my fortune said this -- "good fortune will come to those who treasure items from the past." that is what we are doing here today with the celebration of ping-pong diplomacy. i would like to introduce some of the guests who are in the audience who will not speak but be introduced. the president of united states table tennis association. the ceo of usa table tennis, a director from the state department. welcome. how what took table tennis club, and the united states olympic committee coach of the year. rose, where are you? what a wonderful party you put on last night. it was absolutely outstanding.
Jul 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
tavis: good evening, from china, i'm tavis smiley. we're here all this week to listen and to learn as we speak to the chinese people about the issues that matter to them. the social husband is. the cultural issues. their families. the future, education and environment and so much more as we're on location tonight and all this week. i'll have more in a moment. >> the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street or boulevard but a place to gather with your demoupt make every day better. community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance working to improve financial literacy and the economic >> nationwide is on your side >> additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] >> this is my second trip to china and i've come back with some of my staff and good friend and colleague, dr. cornel west. we're something of an anomaly in china. you don't see many african-americans. it resulted in some friendly curiosity. that same curios
Jul 22, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. referring to the guidelines adopted by china and ace ya, matsumoto says he welcomes the move and hopes the legally binding code of conduct will begin at an early date. >>> a series of asean meetings continued in the indonesian area on friday. patchari raksawong is there with the latest. >> reporter: we saw a significant development regarding the stalemate of the career peninsula. the first between north and south korea between two years and seven months took place at the sidelines of the asean meeting. both countries agreed to work toward restarting the stalled six-party talks. south korean chief negotiator wi sung lac and ri yong ho met for two hours on friday. the last such high-level contact was in december 2008 at six-party talks on the north's nuclear disarmament. the two koreas both agreed to make efforts toward restarting the six-party talks as soon as possible. >> translator: we again verified we are both in mind to fulfill the joint statement of the six-party talks. and try to make efforts for the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. we agreed to make efforts toward resum
Jul 15, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening, from china. i am tavis smiley. i have had the pleasure of sharing my unique experience with some of my personal staff and my friend and colleague, dr. cornel west. the people have impressed us with their candor and friendliness. it would be a the authoritarian government and their grip on modern china and even for us. minor flareups emerged at some surprising moments. i will share two of those experiences. this all begins in just a moment. >> every community has a marvelous the king boulevard. this is the cornerstone we all known. this is not just the street or a boulevard where wal-mart stands to get there with your community to make everyday better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. tavis: additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public tele
Jul 2, 2011 12:00pm PDT
in the coming decades, china will overtake america as the world's biggest economy. western commentators viewed the u.s. as a sort of place in peril britain was at the end of the 20 century. to discuss this, my colleague spoke to an economist, the author who left after taking part in protests in 1989, and a writer on risk in geopolitics. first, we take stock of how the land lies. >> the paramount fear -- the crowd is diverse the of all code come to take part in a production of a change their lives. they call it naturalization here. to you and me, that means becoming a u.s. citizen. cheesy, yes, to see one of the ceremonies is to grasp the essence of america. >> this is one of those only in america plummets. this is part of a living -- legal process. this is all wrapped into kind of a movie experience. it says, "i am honored to congratulate you on becoming a citizen of the united states. because of your determination, this great nation, is now your nation, sign, sincerely, barack obama." >> america is vexed by doubts, but that has not put them off. fresh blood is coming faster than ever before.
Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
they moved to china, japan, taiwan, wherever, korea. they are greedy and they are getting rich. the people that are left are still on employment. i think we need to put a moratorium on those boats that last year with taxes and wages because this country runs on taxes and wages. if we put a moratorium on them to not let them send their goods and services back here and pay for, you know? then the government can help people that really need it, the ones that are drawing unemployment and the ones who ow how to create these things and do it. let them create the jobs. they are taxpayers and they believe in good wages. let's quit handing it out to wall street, the banks, and the top 2%. just everything with the oil companies and the subsidies and the places that they do not need to go. everybody knows what is wrong. all it is is a bunch of stiff- necked republicans and democrats that do not want to do what is right. guest: there is a lot there. i wou start by saying i would agree that there are tax policies making it more difficult for our companies and our workers to be competitive in the intern
Jul 19, 2011 7:00pm PDT
to peacefully resolve territorial disputes in the south china sea. the statement was adopted at the minister's meeting on the indonesian island of bali tuesday. it urges asean and china to draw up guidelines for the code of conduct for the south china sea through high level negotiations. asean is to present a draft of the code of conduct at a senior working level meeting with china on against. >> there are certainly tensions and tension, but we can galvanize or turn all of this positive energy towards problem-solving outlook. >> but the asean foreign ministers remained apart on details of the guidelines, including whether the regions to be covered by them should be clarified. some asean member states are expressing concern about negotiating with china without full agreement in the group. >>> china has warned that it might try to stop a plane carrying philippine lawmakers from approaching the disputed spratly islands in the south china sea. a group of philippine lower house members will visit the philippine occupied pagasa island in the disputed area by jet on wednesday. they also plan to ins
Jul 25, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. the families of the victims of a train crash in china are becoming impatient with the government's lack of explanation about the accident that killed 39 people in the eastern province. the impact caused some carriages to derail and fa o a eved track. hove the state china central television reported mon night that high-speed service has sud tam section where a bullet train rammed into the back of ataed train on saturday. the national broadcasters said thgornntasetp papal of 20 experts to provide psychological counseling for injured passengers. but the victims' families say eye hay ouhe government's handling of the accident. people who lost relatives spoke to nhabt w ey feel. >> translator: the government should explain why the incident occurr. spe wt they call state of the art technology. >> translator: we want to know what the government wl d to find the cause of the accident and how they wlo autt. >> the bead families say they're being monitored to prevent them from collectively critizg e veme. more than 20 high-speed trains in china were delayed on monday due to a problem with power
Jul 15, 2011 12:35am EDT
to china. -- i would like to ask a good friend of mine to share some thoughts. he used to be a professor at harvard. now, he is a professor at princeton. his name is cornell west -- his name is dr. cornel west. we will have some dialogue and see if we can have a good conversation. please welcome, professor west. [applause] >> let me say that i am blessed to be here. each one of you are precious and priceless. what that means is that you are the future, not just of china but also to the future of the world. the human family. the relationship between china and the u.s. is crucial because both are superpowers. the challenge for young people are around the world but especially around china and the u.s. is what, to be smart, encouraged to think, creative, also occurs to laugh. also putting yourself in the shoes of someone else so you have a sensitivity to them as you are very very smart. i will stop there. [applause] tavis: our conversation started with a simple question, is the criticism that the strict chinese system keeps even the smartest student thinking for themselves valid? should crit
Jul 21, 2011 12:00am PDT
with the incredible story of one of the richest women in china, zhang xin. >> from the outside, i hear friends talk about the rise of china, the politicians knowing what they do. in fact, someone mo who ves, works in china, a different picture. chinese are complaining about the government. the government seems to be rolling out of the policies, and managing the everyday problems. and in terms of theconfence ofecoming a superpower, i see -- i just don't see that. >> we conclude this evening with investigative reporter and author ahony somers. he's written a book called "the eleventh day: the fully sotry 9/11 and osama bin laden." >> what we did in the end was, i hope, successfuy to dispatc to sane americans the utmost of the conspiracy theorist ideas. >> send them away? >> yes. >> but i think what happened was that those ideas, the lingering thoughts about them, have distted the cts and have blurred the things that one really should be concerned about. >> lionel barber and catherine mayer on david cameron and the house of commons. zhang xin on china. and anthony summers on 9/11 when we continue. if
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